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Research Partners

          CACS is committed to building regional and international partnerships with institutions working to advance the body of knowledge on ASEAN and its many issues. Some of our partners include:

Institute of China and Asia Pacific Studies

National Sun Yat Sen University

In early 2016 CACS partnered with the Institute of China and Asia Pacific Studies of Taiwan’s National Sun Yat Sen University. One of Taiwan’s most prestigious universities, National Sun Yat Sen is known for its emphasis on research, and is considered something of a national think tank. CACS’ partnership with NSYSU includes student and faculty exchange along with joint research as it relates to Thai-Taiwan bilateral relations, regional security, peace-building, and sustainable development.

Cambodian Institute for Cooperation and Peace (CICP)


The Cambodian Institute for Cooperation and Peace (CICP) is one of Cambodia’s premier independent research institutes exploring politics, diplomacy, history, and socio-economics as they apply to Cambodia’s future, its development, and its place among its Southeast Asian neighbors. CACS maintains a partnership with CICP for academic collaboration, scholarships, and co-hosting of seminars and conferences.

Concordia University Irvine (CUI)

California, United States

Concordia University Irvine (CUI) is a private Christian university located in Irvine, California, United States. With five schools, CUI offers 20 undergraduate majors and 50 specializations. CACS-CUI partnership will launch a Master of Arts in International Studies next year. Exchange students will participate in international fieldwork course on Human Security Studies, bringing them to a more in-depth relationship and understanding of human security issues (economy, food, environment, health, community, politics, and personal) pertinent to the region and in Thailand.